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Last-Minute-Gifts…That Look Anything But

Over the last three Christmas seasons since opening Plume, my hubby has learned it’s going to be a bit difficult for me to focus during the  holidays.  He kicks it in gear and does the majority of our Christmas shopping.  Yes, he’s a dream-boat and I’m so thankful he’s mine.   I love finding him unexpected gifts and don’t mind spending a little bit more when I find one that is JUST perfect.

Do you have someone special that you like to spend a bit more on for Christmas Gifts?   Your spouse, significant other, parent…or maybe a group gift for a boss?   Here’s some last-minute “splurge” gifts that will look like you planned them all along!  They’re handmade locally and all available at Plume!

 {Ladies, please feel free to forward this on to your MEN!!!}

Hand Painted Maps on Reclaimed Pallet Wood 

I can’t get these for my hubby because…well… he paints them!   World Map, US Maps and Missouri Maps available in the shop.  Custom Orders also available and we have space for a couple more to be delivered before Christmas.  World Map $115 (30″ x 48″)  US Map $79 (27″ x 30″)  Missouri Map $79 (36″ x 36″)  $49 (23×24)

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Hand Painted COMO Subway Sign 

These nostalgic signs are perfect for anyone who likes to decorate with local flair.  Designed and hand painted by Arin Martin.   Hurray!  Only 5 of these left in stock.  $79 (16″ x 36″)

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Project 1818 Framed Prints 

Self-Considered as more of an historian than photographer, Columbia native Chris Creasy has been taking pictures around town for over 25 years.  Named after the year Columbia was founded, 1818, Chris has captured some of Columbia’s favorite local spots from the Ski Hi Drive In, Tiger Hotel, Shakespears and Muggs Up.  You’ve seen her pictures turned coasters in other posts…also available are framed 8×10 and 11×14 prints (starting at $125), as well as unframed prints (starting at $22).  A grouping of these prints would make a wonderful gallery wall.

Cozy Handmade Ski Hat & Infinity Scarf Set

Hand Crocheted by Columbia local Brittany Sherrard from Brittany’s Buttons, this Ski Hat and Infinity Scarf Set will keep you warm in style.  Several Colors available at Plume.  Sets starting at $60.

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Studio J Decor & Gift Certificates

Jana from Studio J has put together a beautiful collection of handmade pillows & decor including this shimmery framed fabric reindeer art ($125). Faux Fur, Velvet and Boucle’ pillows available in 20×20, 26×26 and lumbar sizes starting at $30.   Not sure how to incorporate this decor into your home?  Also available are gift certificates for a 90-minute mini makeover with Jana herself for $95.

Handmade Reclaimed Barnwood Mirror

This mirror is one of a kind, handmade by Columbia local Ryan Buckman using reclaimed barn wood.  It’s the perfect topper to this console piece flanked by these vintage lamps.  Mirror measures 28″x 52″ and can be hung horizontal or vertical. $240,  Console $295, pair of lamps $78 (shades not included).

Upcycled Sheet Music Wreaths

Handmade by Jana from Studio J, these wreaths are beautifully neutral to fit with any holiday or home decor colors.  If you have inherited sheet music from a loved one and are looking for a way to display it in your home, Jana can make a custom wreath for you using your personal music collection or favorite book.  $69.95

Barnwood Stall & Manger

Handmade by Steve Totten using reclaimed barn wood, this rustic stall & manger captures the simple and humble beauty of the ancient setting of Christ’s birth.  $135, (Handmade Ceramic Nativity figures made by COMO local Annie Ebert.  Not included  but can be ordered upon request)

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 Upcycled Furniture

From Dining Tables to Dressers our artists have filled the shop full of vintage furniture with a modern twist.  If you need a dining set, dresser or TV console take a peek at these.  Dining Table & 4 chairs $525, Vintage Dresser with Mirror painted in “Afternoon Tea” blush pink $350, French Provincial Console $295.

Family Growth Charts

Never loose your precious memories in a move again.  In lieu of marking on a door or wall in your home…try one of these handpainted wooden growth charts.  Created by Courtney Gilbow of Teakwood & Twine, once mounted on the wall they document up to 7 feet of family growth.   As your family outgrows your home and a move becomes necessary…pack it up and take it with you.  $65

If you need these gifts for Christmas, hurry in this week!  Everything you see here is in stock, but quantities are limited.  If you miss out, no worries we can custom order the item you want and provide you with a gift certificate for your loved one to open on Christmas.

Holiday Hours

Wednesday 12/16 thru Saturday 12/19  8am – 6pm

Tuesday 12/22  & Wednesday 12/23 8am – 6pm

Christmas Eve  8am – NOON.

Plume will be closed from December 25th through Wednesday January 6th.  We will re-open on Thursday January 7th.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you but after a busy December it’ll be time for this mama to take a break and spend time with family.

From the bottom of my heart, Thank You for your support of Plume and all of our local artists this Christmas.

May you be surrounded by family, friends and feel nothing but JOY.

Love, Kelly